Author Archives: Parry Shen

SI DAILY DEAL today on BLACKLAVA.NET!!!

Valentine’s Day = A box of chocolates. Chinese New Year’s = A Red Envelope. Asian-Pacific Heritage Month = a copy of SECRET IDENTITIES: The Asian American Superhero Anthology. Do you have your copy yet? If not, you’re in luck because SECRET IDENTITIES is teaming up with BLACKLAVA for today’s Daily Deal! And to celebrate, a […]

SDCC ’09 Jam Piece Winner

San Diego Comic Con 2009 was a huge success and 153 lucky people walked away with their newly purchased copies of Secret Identities. With each signing we had everyday, an artist sketched either an existing Asian Superhero or one in “Secret Identities” as a part of a collage/jam piece to be raffled off to one […]

Preview: "S.O.S." – Video 7 of 8 & Booktour ’09 Kickoff!

“S.O.S.” can be found on page 93 of “Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology” and is parody piece commentating on the topic of outsourcing. Visionary Raju “Bobby” Raval, founder of “Superhero Outsource Services” aka “S.O.S.” provides a “super” support system for the thrifty Superhero in today’s tough economy — eliminating the costly hassles of […]

PREVIEW: "The Citizen" – Video 6 of 8

“THE CITIZEN” can be found on page 56 of “Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology“. The story follows Frank Murakawa, a Sergeant from the Arizona National Guard who was exposed to unknown chemicals during a training accident endowing him with amazing abilities — turning him into… THE CITIZEN. Incarcerated for attempting to arrest the […]

PREVIEW: "A Day at CostumeCO." – Video 5 of 8 & Bonus Video

“A Day at CostumeCO.” can be found on page 135 of “Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology“. The story follows a Super Mom (both literally and figuratively) as she juggles a hectic outing with her family at the local superhero, big-box store outfitter, CostumeCO. S.I. Editor in Chief, Jeff Yang provided the words and […]

PREVIEW: "The Blue Scorpion & Chung" – Video 4 of 8 , Now with Bonus Features!

“The Blue Scorpion & Chung” can be found on Page 63 of SECRET IDENTITIES: The Asian American Superhero Anthology. National Book Finalist writer Gene Yang (American Born Chinese) and artist Sonny Liew (Liquid City) explore the “second-banana/manservant/sidekick” relationship inspired by the 1960’s “Green Hornet & Kato” dynamic — which has been ingrained into our pop […]